Michael Phelps: ‘I am extremely thankful that I did not take my life’ – CNN

The “hardest fall” was after the 2012 Olympics, said Phelps. “I didn’t want to be in the sport anymore … I didn’t want to be alive anymore.”
What that “all-time low” looked like was Phelps sitting alone for “three to five days” in his bedroom, not eating, barely sleeping and “just not wanting to be alive,” he said.
Finally, Phelps knew he needed help.

http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/19/health/michael-phelps-depression/index.html

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2 thoughts on “Michael Phelps: ‘I am extremely thankful that I did not take my life’ – CNN

  1. Another great reminder that mental illness can happen to anyone, no matter how good their life looks from the outside.

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    1. Thank you Ash! Totally agree. Thank you Michael for speaking publicly. He lost a lot over the years but he always redeemed himself in the water. Now he’s redeeming his mental health and that’s really what shines through.

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